Mr Berkeley

The future bishop of Cloyne, to whom is due the credit of breaking the bonds which Locke had placed upon English philosophy, and who stands out as one of the few original meta-physicians of our country. 'A very ingenious man and great philosopher,' says Swift, ' and I have mentioned him to all the ministers.' The first appointment obtained for him, that of secretary to Lord Peterborough, was strangely incongruous and did not last long.

Note by Heny Craik to Letter 63 from Journal To Stella
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